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First Pilot Automation Project in Kazakhstan

First Pilot Automation Project in Kazakhstan

The Dostyk Canal K32 pilot project, located in Southern Kazakhstan, was successfully completed back in September 2020, this was the first project that was completed by Rubicon that was done entirely remotely due to the COVID…

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First PikoMeter™ installed

First PikoMeter™ installed

The first PikoMeter has been installed in the East Columbia Basin Irrigation District (ECBID) located in North Central Washington State, USA.  The PikoMeter was installed on a canal very close to the city of Othello. Managing the supply of...

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Rubicon to modernise major irrigation region in India

Rubicon to modernise major irrigation region in India

Rubicon Water has won the tender to modernise the Narayanpur Left Bank Canal (NLBC) system in the Indian state of Karnataka. The irrigation supply system, which is part of the Upper Krishna Project, is managed by Krishna Bhagya Jala Nigam Ltd (KBJNL). The project will...

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Rubicon a founding member Irrigation Innovation Consortium

Rubicon a founding member Irrigation Innovation Consortium

As a global irrigation technology leader, Rubicon Water is very pleased to be one of the founding members of the Irrigation Innovation Consortium, which launched on April 27 at the Water in the West Symposium in Denver, Colorado. The group has been formed to...

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Future AgTech trends highlighted

Future AgTech trends highlighted

In the latest edition of The Australian Farmer, Rubicon Manager Peter Moller has highlighted the key impacts that big data and automation are going to have in the irrigated farming sector over the next few years. The key point points he made in the article were:...

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First Chinese assembly facility complete

First Chinese assembly facility complete

The first FlumeGates® assembled in China have rolled off the production line at Rubicon’s joint venture assembly facility in the city of Lanzhou in Gansu province. The facility enables Rubicon to better support the modernisation plans of our existing and future...

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Irrigators delighted with automated farm service points

Irrigators delighted with automated farm service points

According to a local newspaper, Murrumbidgee Irrigation customers are delighted with their new Rubicon SlipGate® automated farm service points. A local farmer said: “the new automated outlet worked well with his on-farm irrigation structures as they had been automated...

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Enhanced Network Control pilot underway

Enhanced Network Control pilot underway

The first implementation of Rubicon's TCC® Network Control autonomous channel control system that uses Model Predictive Control (MPC) is under way in Australia. The MPC control technique is an enhancement to Network Control and improves canal water level control in...

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Professor Iven Mareels to join IBM

Professor Iven Mareels to join IBM

It was announced late last year that one of Rubicon Water’s closest research partners, Professor Iven Mareels, is to join IBM as lab director of its Australian research arm. The IBM facility is focused on accelerating research and discovery in areas including...

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FarmConnect® furrow irrigation automation wins award

FarmConnect® furrow irrigation automation wins award

Rubicon’s FarmConnect has won the Innovation and Technology Award at Elmore Field Days for the second time. Elmore is an Australian event which showcases the latest advances in agricultural technology and innovation. This year FarmConnect won the award for its...

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Rubicon signs Ningxia modernisation MOU

Rubicon signs Ningxia modernisation MOU

On April 6 Rubicon Water signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Beijing Green Valley Source Water Technology and local government officials from the Wuzhong prefecture in Ningxia province. The MOU outlines the intention of the three parties to work together...

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SlipMeter™ Meets Flow Accuracy Standard

SlipMeter™ Meets Flow Accuracy Standard

The SlipMeter has undergone and passed the bulk of certification tests required under the Australian National Measurement Institute’s NMI M11-2 standard (Meters Intended for the Metering of Water in Open Channels and Partially Filled Pipes). The Australian standard is...

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Rubicon Water receives export award

Rubicon Water receives export award

Rubicon Water wins the Environmental Services Award at this year’s Victoria Export Awards. The awards recognise the Australian state of Victoria’s most successful and innovative exporters.

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More TCC technology for Chile

More TCC technology for Chile

The Elqui River Management Board in La Serena, Chile places an order with Rubicon for the next three phases of its modernization plan to cover a further 13 canals.

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